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Certificate in Online Teaching Pedagogy

Continuing Education & Professional Development in conjunction with the Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System now offers a certificate in Online Teaching Pedagogy. This is a unique opportunity for educators at all levels to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective online instructor. The certificate validates that the holder has successfully completed a specific number of required and elective courses that were developed by the Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System as well as others provided by Drake University Continuing Education & Professional Development.

In order to receive the certificate, you must take all courses for Drake University Continuing Education & Professional Development graduate credit (EDMA). Please contact Chuck Sengstock upon completion of your coursework. He will validate that you have completed the courses and issue your certificate.

The required courses through the Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System are as follows:

  • Assessment, Feedback and Evaluation - 2 Credits, $320
  • Introduction to the Online Learner - 1 Credit, $160
  • Online Facilitation - 2 Credits, $320
  • Technology for Online Instruction - 2 Credits, $320
  • Instructional Design - 2 Credits OR Blended Learning - 2 Credits OR Blended Learning: Elementary - 2 Credits, $320

Students are required to take a total of six hours of electives. Elective courses are offered directly through Drake University Continuing Education & Professional Development and AEA PD Online. They are as follows:

  • EDMA 222 - Action Research in the E-Learning Environment - 3 credits, $725
  • EDMA 223 - Blended and Synchronous Learning Design - 3 credits, $725
  • EDMA 224 - Building Online Collaborative Environments - 3 credits, $725
  • Designing Online Lessons  (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320
  • Online Community Facilitation (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320
  • Designing Online Assessment & Activities  (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320
  • Personalized Learning (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320
  • Online Teaching Best Practices (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - AEA PD Online, $320

Required Course Registration Links

Introduction to the Online Learner (1 Credit) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • September 7 - September 27, 2016
  • October 12 - November 1, 2016
  • February 1 - February 21, 2017
  • March 29 - April 18, 2017

Online Facilitation (2 Credits) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • November 16 - December 20, 2016
  • March 22 - April 25, 2017

Assessment, Feedback, and Evaluation (2 Credits) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • September 7 - October 11, 2016

Technology for Online Instruction: Moodle (2 Credits) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • September 7 - October 11, 2016
  • January 4 - February 7, 2017

Online Learning Instructional Design (2 Credits) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • October 12 - November 15, 2016
  • February 8 - March 14, 2017

Blended Learning (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • September 7 - October 11, 2016
  • January 4 - February 7, 2017
  • March 22 - April 25, 2017

Blended Learning in the Elementary (2 credits - MOLLIE) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • October 12 - November 15, 2016
  • February 8 - March 14, 2017

Elective Registration Links

Action Research in the E-Learning Environment (3-Credits, EDMA 222)- Offered by Drake/PLS

  • September 6 - October 31, 2016
  • October 4 - November 28, 2016

Blended and Synchronous Learning Design (3-Credits, EDMA 223) - Offered by Drake/PLS

  • September 6 - October 31, 2016
  • October 4 - November 28, 2016

Building Online Collaborative Environments (3-Credits, EDMA  224)- Offered by Drake/PLS

  • May 31 - July 25, 2016
  • June 14 - August 8, 2016
  • September 6 - October 31, 2016
  • October 4 - November 28, 2016

Designing Online Lessons  (2 Credits - MOLLIE) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • October 24 - November 30, 2016
  • January 4 - February 8, 2017

Online Teaching Best Practices (2 credits - MOLLIE) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • November 16 - December 20, 2016
  • March 22 - April 25, 2017

Personalized Learning (2 credits - MOLLIE) - Offered through AEA PD Online

  • November 16 - December 13, 2016

Please Note

The certificate will be issued when the student has successfully completed all of the required courses as well as six hours of electives. The certificate validates completion of the course sequence and/or a concentrated area of study but is not a degree, endorsement or recognized teaching credential.

Please contact Evan Abbey or Chuck Sengstock for more information.

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